English Grammar Terms 7th grade
Terms in this set (50)
The name of a person place, thing, or idea.
Any one of a general class of people, places, things, or ideas.
The name of a special or specific person, place, thing, or idea.
A word that takes the place of a noun or a group of nouns.
A word that shows action or state of being.
A word that describes a noun or a pronoun.
A word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or an adverb.
A word that joins words or group of words together in a sentence.
A word that shows the relationship between a noun or a pronoun and some other word in a sentence.
A word that expresses strong feeling or emotion.
A group of words with a subject and a verb that expresses a complete thought.
The part of a sentence that says something about this subject.
Who or what is doing the action of a sentence or is being acted upon.
A part of a sentence
Two or more sentences incorrectly written as one.
The receiver of the action of a predicating verb.
To whom, for whom, to what, or for what something was done in a sentence.
A verb that expresses an action
A verb that expresses state of being
(Aka helping verb)A verb that helps a main verb express an action or an idea.
When the subject does NOT actually appear in a command or a request. (Ex. Get out.)
More than one
A pronoun that points out.
When a verb is put through all its tenses.
A pronoun that does not refer to any person, thing, or amount in particular.
Usually the subject of a sentence— and they do the action in that sentence.
Group of related words
A symbol (') used to indicate a possessive case.
A group of words containing a subject and a verb.
The classification of a sex. ( Ex: Female, Male, Neuter)
The format when asking a question.
The word or group of words that replace another word or group of words (Ex: Joey is an idiot.-> He is an idiot)
A verb that does not need a direct object to complete it's meaning
Requires a direct object to complete it's meaning.
When a sentence is not in natural order.
Smallest unit of language.
A noun that refers to a group
A noun that is a feeling or idea
A noun that can be seen or touched
A noun or pronoun that follows a linking verb and means the same as the subject.
This refers to singular or plural.
An adjective that follows a linking verb and describes the subject
This means time
Introduces a dependent clause.
The case of pronouns used as direct and indirect objects
Subjective or nominative case
The case of a pronoun used as a subject or predicate nominative
An adjective derived(made up) from a proper noun
The kind of pronoun that refers to people or things